Kaspersky has denied links to the Russian government, but US officials are raising doubts.

Ali Watkins • One year ago

Mike Pompeo has kept a low profile since taking office. In his first public remarks, he aligned himself with his agency's staff over the White House and slammed WikiLeaks.

Ali Watkins • One year ago

Carter Page told BuzzFeed News that he had been in contact with at least one Russian spy working undercover out of Moscow’s UN office in 2013.

Ali Watkins • One year ago

Devin Nunes’ public statements Wednesday — made unilaterally, without even talking to his co-chair Adam Schiff — are threatening to ruin one of the last real bipartisan traditions on the Hill.

Ali Watkins • One year ago

A high-level US intelligence official tells BuzzFeed News Flynn was being investigated by the FBI as recently as December.

Ali Watkins • One year ago

“As continuation of our initial cooperation in resolving the illegal activities committed by Clinton campaign associates against me and many other Americans during the 2016 election, I wanted to provide some essential and very timely information.”

Ali Watkins • One year ago

The Senate Intelligence Committee has been given sweeping powers, unseen since the Watergate era, to investigate Russian meddling in the US election. As its scope grows to include suspected ties between the Trump camp and Russia, investigators are starting to worry politics have overhyped the probe.

Ali Watkins • One year ago

Sergey Kislyak, Russia’s ambassador to the US since 2008, is in the news again for his talks with Attorney General Jeff Sessions. But Kislyak isn’t exactly known for rubbing elbows with lawmakers.

Ali Watkins • One year ago

The FBI also helped investigate the sudden death of Sergei Krivov on Election Day, despite telling BuzzFeed News it had not. No explanation was given for either discrepancy.

Ali Watkins • One year ago

Staff and members scrambled Monday to salvage the panel’s investigation after its chairman said he'd tried to steer reporters away from stories on Russia and Trump, at the White House’s request.

Ali Watkins • One year ago

The first rule of the deep state is you don’t talk about the deep state.

Ali Watkins • One year ago

The Senate Intelligence Committee thinks it could be America’s last hope to understand what really happened between Russia and Trump.

Ali Watkins • One year ago

How did Sergei Krivov die? And why did the NYPD close the case?

Ali Watkins • One year ago

The chair and vice chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee say they have not yet received the transcripts of Mike Flynn’s phone calls.

Ali Watkins • One year ago

Though former National Security Adviser Mike Flynn is out the door, his hand-picked Russia team remains at the NSC. Now they’ll have to handle Moscow on their own.

Ali Watkins • One year ago

Members and former staff say the reported move to have congressional staff sign nondisclosure agreements is unprecedented and warn that it could represent a breach of the separation of powers.

John Stanton • One year ago

“There’s concern on a lot of fronts," one US intelligence official said of the rushed executive order that suspended travel for citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries.

Ali Watkins • One year ago

A draft of a 2012 executive order proposal for Mitt Romney’s “First 100 Days” is nearly a verbatim match to a draft executive order proposal published by multiple outlets Wednesday.

Ali Watkins • One year ago

In a change to a draft executive order, the Trump administration formally broadens the Bush-era “war on terror” to militants they label as “Islamist terrorist groups.”

Ali Watkins • One year ago

“It was unsettling,” one US official told BuzzFeed News.

Nancy A. Youssef • One year ago